by Blythe Grossberg
If you have a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), your journey together through the teenage years to adulthood may be complicated--not to mention confusing, rewarding, and financially challenging. This book offers scientifically validated guidance to help you raise your tween, teen, or young adult on the autism spectrum. It contains supportive advice for finding good medical and psychiatric care, helping your teen learn executive functioning and social skills to navigate middle and high school, and talking to your teen about sexual development and sexual activity. You will also find helpful resources for college and transition programs, as well as ideas for taking care of yourself as you embark on this stage of your parenting adventure.
Autism and Your Teen: Tips and Strategies for the Journey to Adulthood
Blythe Grossberg, PsyD, is a learning specialist who works with children, teens, and young adults on the autism spectrum to help them function more effectively in school and achieve their potential. She is the author of Asperger's Rules, Asperger's Teens (winner of a Gold Medal from the Mom's Choice Awards), and Asperger's and Adulthood.
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Pub Date: December 11, 2018
-Autism in adolescence -Teenagers